Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog
State Dog of Louisiana
our Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dogs.
In 1979, Louisiana Governor
"Edwin Edwards" declared the "Catahoula Leopard
The State Dog of Louisiana.
" Edwin Edwards"
Official Louisiana State Symbols
Bird: brown pelican
Colors: blue, white and gold
Dog: Catahoula Leopard dog
Fossil: petrified palmwood
Freshwater fish: white perch
Insect: honeybee (apis mellifera)
Mammal: black bear
Musical Instrument: diatonic accordion, commonly known as the "cajun"
Songs: "Give Me Louisiana" by Doralise Fontane
"You Are My Sunshine" by former governor Jimmie Davis, second
state song "State March Song"
"Gifts of the Earth" by Frances LeBeau, official state
Wildflower: Louisiana iris(Giganticaerulea)